Smoky Sweet Potato Black-eyed Pea Soup
Smoky Sweet Potato Black-eyed Pea Soup
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  • cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    You only need 8 ingredients (+s&p and water) for an incredibly hearty, filling and flavorful black-eyed pea soup. This soup has it all, texture, taste, smokiness, sweetness and spiciness. It will become your New Years tradition.

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb (16 oz bag) dried black-eyed peas, soaked 8 hours (overnight) covered in water
    • 6 cups warm water or low-sodium veggie broth (see note below)
    • 2 cups chopped bell peppers (280 g, I used 1 red and 1 green for color, but use what you like)
    • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onion (195 g)
    • 4 x-large garlic cloves (you'll need 2 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic, really adds great flavor, my cloves were huge)
    • 3 cups of 1/2 inch chunks peeled and chopped sweet potato (470 g)
    • 1/2 cup medium heat salsa (120 g, I used Trader Joes, add more for extra spice)
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • 2-3 teaspoons smoked paprika (depending on how smoky you like it)
    • salt and pepper (1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper)
    • Note: I used a medium heat level salsa from Trader Joes, this gives QUITE the kick of heat to the soup, which I wanted. If you are afraid of it being too spicy, then use a mild salsa and you can always add in cayenne pepper at the end to your liking. I found this level of spice to be perfect with the medium salsa. Also, I used water and the soup was delicious and flavorful, but if you want to use a low-sodium veggie broth, you may need a little less salt. Start with 1 tbsp and add more at the end if necessary, otherwise use the full amount)
    • Time-saving tip: The day before I cooked the soup (when I placed the beans to soak) I also chopped the bell peppers and onion and placed them in the freezer, so all I had to do was add them the next day and chop the sweet potato and garlic. Made it simpler.

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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